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The official blog of the Documo Team. Our thoughts, musings, and updates on all things paperless.

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Partner Spotlight - Skyetel

Our mission is to make document processes easy and more secure for all while trying to save our planet in the process. Every so often, we run into like-minded companies who share our core beliefs and are also building cool products....
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Drafting an IT security strategy - A guide for CIOs

We are a little past the halfway mark of the year and the number of data breaches in 2018 is already hitting 600, with 50% of those affecting businesses related to retail, tourism, transportation, utilities and other professional services that have a direct impact on millions of people around the...
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Deploying Blockchain, Like a BaaS

It’s undeniable. You can’t view any content both online or traditional these days where they aren’t talking about blockchain. Blockchain technology is definitely going mainstream in 2018. Previously known only as some sort of vague relationship having to do with Bitcoin, blockchain is now in the limelight as a saviour...
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World Environment Day: Towards a Plastic-free workspace

Early humans lived harmoniously with nature. They relied heavily on natural resources and therefore, treated it as sacrosanct. As we have evolved from cave dwellers to nomadic tribes, and subsequently to permanent settlements with agriculture, we have gotten a bit out of sync with nature. Human population began to grow...
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10 HealthIT Conferences You Shouldn't Miss In 2018

The healthcare industry is constantly being reshaped by technology. According to healthcare technology trends for 2018, AI, blockchain, and cloud computing services are making groundbreaking innovations in healthcare. Keeping up to date with the latest service, software, or tool has become mandatory for efficiently conducting business and staying competitive in...
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Save the Planet: 10 Easy Things to Do

March broke our hearts when Sudan, the world’s last male northern white rhino, died. Sudan’s death serves as a stark reminder of the effect humans have on the global ecosystem. As NASA notes, human activities since the mid 20th century have caused the earth to warm at an unprecedented rate....
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The Easy Guide to Understanding Blockchain Technology

Blockchain - the latest buzzword in tech. Unless you are a caveman, you definitely have heard about Bitcoin and the impressive technology - blockchain - that enables Bitcoin transactions around the world. For the past few years, we’ve been inundated by this word in casual conversations, conferences, social media, journals,...
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Healthcare Technology trends to watch out for in 2018

The healthcare industry is on the cusp of a digital revolution. People are empowered with health information, thanks to technological innovations in digital health. It’s vitally important that healthcare professionals continue to stay up to date on advances in technology that will improve not only their internal systems but also...
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A guide to making your business paperless

A paperless office is a compelling concept for any business that aims to be cost-effective, eco-friendly, efficient, and productive. The concept has been enticing ever since computers entered the workplace. However, the paperless office remains elusive to most for a myriad of reasons....
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The Matter of Fax: A look at faxing in healthcare

When the internet and email came along in the late 90’s, many projected the death of the fax machine. Sure enough, fax machines are not the office staple they once were. However, one peek into the healthcare industry and you’ll notice something odd - fax is as prevalent as ever...
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6 Tips for Effectively Managing a Distributed Team

Creating and managing a distributed team is often the most cost effective model for new companies. In many cases it also allows for more business growth than a traditional business model and allows you to hire the best people from anywhere in the world. We previously wrote about some of...
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5 Benefits of having a Remote Team

There is an obvious appeal that comes to mind when you first think about working remotely or building a distributed team. Many times, business owners find themselves weighing the pros and cons trying to figure out if a distributed team is the best fit for them....
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Which is more secure: Sending a document through email or efax services?

It has become all too common to hear in the news how another high-profile company has fallen victim to a security breach and exposed sensitive consumer information. Companies make a common choice in the means by which they transmit sensitive information each day, including whether to send secure documents via...
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VoIP and FoIP Software: What's the difference?

Since the inception of high-speed internet, it’s becoming more and more common to see businesses make the switch to Internet Protocol (IP)-based communication systems in VoIP and FoIP software. This growth is reflected in the amount of VoIP telephone lines for businesses, which has increased from around 6 million in...
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T.38 and the VoIP fax stigma

There are a lot of misconceptions about VoIP fax out there, in particular about T.38 fax protocol. Typical generalizations include “VoIP Fax is unreliable” or “T.38 doesn’t work”. Although these statements can be true when referring to a particular solution or network, they are not accurate statements in general. We...
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Fax Server vs Cloud Fax

With so many software applications moving to the cloud, it can be difficult to figure out what the pros and cons are for each one. Fax is no different. Since we specialize in offering Enterprise Class hosted fax services, our customers are often comparing us to the latest Fax Server...
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HIPAA and The Cloud

One of the most common questions we get related to our service is “Is your fax service HIPAA compliant?” That’s a great question with no easy answer. I think the better question to ask is “Is my practice compliant?” In order to answer this, it’s important to understand what exactly...
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